Passenger Rail

Sydney police investigating theft of rail signals

Railway Track Signal photo NSW Police

NSW Police Force has urged anyone with information to come forward after a box of railway track signals was stolen from Central station over the weekend.

According to a police report, a box of detonators were stolen from a locked security cabinet on a train at Central Railway Station around 2.25pm on Saturday, April 18.

Police were contacted and officers from Police Transport Command – Central attended and commenced an investigation, according to the report.

“Investigators are appealing for anyone with any information about the incident to contact crime stoppers,” NSW Police said on Monday.

“The devices pose a safety risk if used incorrectly.

“Sydney Trains staff place the signal device on tracks to warn railway workers a train is approaching.

“Police are advising members of the public if they locate these devices not to tamper with them, or if you are offered them for sale to contact police immediately.”